Hugh Aljoe, director of producer relations, calls 2017 "the year of a new beginning." Here are a few highlights from the year.
The Oklahoma Section of the Society of Range Management (SRM) Association awarded Noble Research Institute strategic consultation manager Russell Stevens its 2018 Outstanding Service Award. He was honored at the society’s 2018 annual meeting this month in Tulsa.
Many decisions go into planning a safe and effective prescribed burn that meets your management goals. You will need to determine your burn objectives and consider the weather as well as personnel and equipment needs. You’ll also need to prepare firebreaks, something that ranks high on the list to safely conduct a burn.
Chronic wasting disease attacks the brains of white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, moose and caribou. Hunters can help reduce the spread of CWD in infected areas by eliminating practices that encourage deer-to-deer contact and participating in state-organized deer population reduction plans.
Agricultural producers can benefit from learning from each other. The Noble Research Institute supports small working groups and associations to help with this valuable networking.
Fall prescribed burns can help control woody brush, improve wildlife habitat and offer other benefits when compared to dormant and growing season burns.
Prescribed fire, grazing and rest are integral processes for maintaining the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community in the Southern Great Plains and throughout the U.S.